Francis Parker School 6501 Linda Vista Rd, San Diego, CA92111 Francis Parker School is a preparatory academy that offers instruction to students in junior kindergarten through the…More twelfth grades. The school is the oldest and largest independent, coeducational day school in the San Diego area. The school's mission is prepare students for college in a "diverse, family-oriented environment" that meets a series of academic, social, creative, emotional and physical student needs.
Torrey Pines Elementary School 8350 Cliffridge Ave, La Jolla, CA92037 This public elementary school, a part of the San Diego Unified School District, is nestled into a residential area atop…More the scenic hills of La Jolla. The school is a high performer on the California State Academic Performance Index and has also been recognized as a California Distinguished School. In addition to the usual public education offerings, Torrey Pines also has foundation-funded programs that go above and beyond what is funded by state or federal government. This allows students to take advantage of extended curriculum like classes in art, technology, music, literature and more. A YMCA across the street also serves as a community partner to the school for enhanced physical education instruction and child care outside of school hours.
La Jolla Elementary School 1111 Marine St, La Jolla, CA92037 The La Jolla Elementary School is part of the San Diego Unified School District and serves kindergarten through fifth…More grade. It has an average class size of 21. In 2008, it received California Distinguished School Recognition. Some of the courses this school offers include band, computer, orchestra, chorus, dance, ceramics and sculpture, drawing, painting, theatre and drama. In addition, Spanish and Mandarin are both taught.
Muirlands Middle School 1056 Nautilus St, La Jolla, CA92037 Muirlands Middle School houses 6th, 7th and 8th grades and provides a positive learning environment focusing on each…More student's individual responsibility for his or her education. Students are expected to attend daily, and the school provides curriculum and instruction that reflects the differences in student learning styles. Muirlands Middle School also strives for positive family interaction. Information on the school's calendar and curriculum can be found on its web site.
The Preuss School - UCSD is a charter school located on the La Jolla campus of the University of California, San…More Diego. The student body is highlighted by diverse, goal-oriented students who come from low-income families and aim to go on to and graduate from college.
The curriculum is challenging and more rigorous than California State requirements, with the intention of preparing students for college applications and ultimately, coursework. Students here have an expanded school year and longer school day — classes are in session for a total of seven hours, as opposed to the usual six.
Acceptance to Preuss is determined by an application and lottery process. Details about applicant requirements are available on the school website.